guardship

1 of 2

noun (1)

guard·​ship

guard ship

2 of 2

noun (2)

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: a warship under way or at anchor assigned to a special administrative duty or required to maintain temporarily a higher degree of readiness than others of the squadron

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

guard entry 1 + -ship

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“Guardship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guardship. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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